CAMHS Practitioner - Oxfordshire

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We currently have a job opportunity for a CAMHS Practitioner in Oxfordshire to work within a large NHS trust. This is a contract position on a full time basis paying competitive rates.

Duties include:

  • To make assessments within Health (CPA) and Social Care (Care Management) frameworks
  • To set up, implement and review appropriate care plans and to support and advise relatives and care givers
  • To promote the needs of service users with mental health needs. To offer and provide training and education whenever possible
  • To carry out Mental Health assessments on clients with other Team members
  • To provide social circumstances reports to the Mental Health Review Tribunal and Hospital Managers as required
  • To offer psycho-education, relapse prevention and support as well as access to psychological help and advice about work and education
  • To conduct Carer Assessments in accordance with Carers (Recognition and Services Act 1995 and to ensure service users and their carers take as full a part as possible in case discussions

You must have: 

  • Relevant Social Work qualification (BA / MA Social Work / DipSW or equivalent), be professionally registered HCPC, and be eligible to work in the UK
  • They need a mental health qualification in a recognized therapy eg. CBT
  • RiO training desired
  • Experience with in a community secondary mental health team, psychosocial assessment experience.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the Care Programme approach and the Single Assessment Process.
  • Enhanced DBS
  • All applicants must have at least 2 years recent post qualifying experience working within the UK in the relevant field
  • You must be a car driver

Why choose Pulse?

  • A dedicated experienced consultant with extensive social work knowledge who will provide full support and guidance throughout your recruitment process
  • Access to a variety of jobs throughout the UK
  • Competitive rates of pay, giving PAYE/Limited and Umbrella options 
  • Referral bonus scheme - £250 per placement
  • Preferred supplier to over 150 frameworks across the UK.
  • Pulse has proudly been ranked in the Sunday Times '100 Best Companies to work for' for 3 years running
  • We have our own DBS (formerly CRB) umbrella body, including faster online DBS applications
  • We’re available around the clock every day of the year – and we don’t use a call centre, so every call goes directly to a member of the appropriate team
  • Pulse are committed to helping the wider community where possible. See who we have selected for our chosen charity this year 

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